Matsakabanja is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mitsinjo, which is a part of Boeny Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 18,000 in 2001 commune census. Matsakabanja is served by a local airport and riverine harbour. In addition to primary schooling the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 24% and 24% of the working population.